Need toy ID help please

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Need toy ID help please

Postby gbm » Wed Oct 24, 2012 5:54 am

Hi everyone,

I can't seem to recall the name of the following toy, thought I'd ask for some assistance from you guys.

I had it back in the mid 80's, and the description is something like this:

You slid your hand into a glove, and atop that glove was a massive spider-like, tarantula furry creature, which an action figure could sit on too...and it had massive battery operated wings that would flap when turned on. The thing was super bad-a** awesome, and of course there was a good guy and a bad guy. I just described the bad guy one.

Anyone?
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Re: Need toy ID help please

Postby Mekatron » Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:56 am

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Re: Need toy ID help please

Postby gbm » Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:24 am

YEEEEEES!!!!

You rock Mekatron, thanks a bunch!

Gonna see if I can track one of these bad boys down for purchase. :grin:
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Re: Need toy ID help please

Postby Grimlock Shakur » Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:40 am

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man! I had one of those as a kid, so creepy! but so cool at the same time... classic! good job ID'ing it Mekatron!
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Re: Need toy ID help please

Postby Mekatron » Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:49 am

Thanks! Yeah, I had some as a kid too... what an awesome idea for a toy. Might have to pick up one for the kiddies sometime in the future.
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Re: Need toy ID help please

Postby gbm » Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:02 am

The other childhood AWESOME toy memory I had, since it coincided with the perfect age for me, was the M.A.S.K. toys.

Time to start tracking them down too.

I have 2 still, I have to check their names however. (the black suv looking truck, and the camaro one)

edit: JACKHAMMER!
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Re: Need toy ID help please

Postby Mekatron » Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:14 am

Yeah... you got me looking online at my old 80's toys now. Air Raiders and Sky Commanders were 2 I remember well. Toys these days just don't compare...
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Re: Need toy ID help please

Postby Grimlock Shakur » Wed Oct 24, 2012 1:01 pm

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gbm wrote:The other childhood AWESOME toy memory I had, since it coincided with the perfect age for me, was the M.A.S.K. toys.

Time to start tracking them down too.

I have 2 still, I have to check their names however. (the black suv looking truck, and the camaro one)

edit: JACKHAMMER!


I only had one M.A.S.K vehicle, the neon green motorcycle that turned into a helicopter, that thing was so awesome!

the 80's had the best toys for sure!, you either got real plastic or real metal! :lol:
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Re: Need toy ID help please

Postby alldarker » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:03 am

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gbm wrote:The other childhood AWESOME toy memory I had, since it coincided with the perfect age for me, was the M.A.S.K. toys.

Time to start tracking them down too.

I have 2 still, I have to check their names however. (the black suv looking truck, and the camaro one)

edit: JACKHAMMER!

Camaro = Thunderhawk (with Matt Tracker)

Grimlock Shakur wrote:I only had one M.A.S.K vehicle, the neon green motorcycle that turned into a helicopter, that thing was so awesome!

(...)

Green Motorcycle = Condor (with Brad Turner)

Yes, the '80's toy I enjoyed even more than Transformers was M.A.S.K. (and I still own a complete vehicle + figure collection to prove it).
I'm so meta, even this acronym...
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